16 October Cozy CRIT-ters Meeting Notes

16 October cozy critters meeting notes Meeting Notes and News for Cozy CRIT-ters—a critique group for cozy mystery authors. #CozyCRITters #cozymystery #CozyMysteryCritiqueGroup

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Meeting Notes:

Saturday Critique virtual meeting via Zoom. Four people attended: Anne S., Karen W., Martina D. (read chapter 1 of MIDNIGHT SUN MURDER), Rose C. (read Part 6 of PUPPY LOVE AND PERIL), and Shari H.

Attendance & Reading Schedule

  • Anne S
  • Shari H.
  • Dianne L.
  • Lisa W.
  • Sherry C.
  • Karen W.
  • Rose C.
  • Martina D.
  • 10/16 — Saturday, November 20
  • 10/06
  • 09/18 — Wednesday, November 03
  • 09/18 — Saturday, November 20
  • 10/06
  • 10/16 — Wednesday, November 03
  • 10/16
  • 10/16

News and Notes:

Shari Hearn’s short story MURDER MOST DE-FRIGHTFUL launched. Cover design by Karen Sue Walker. On sale NOW! Releasedate: October 16.

Rose’s second book in the Bizzy Devlin Mystery series, SECRET OF THE BROKEN SEA GLASS, by T.J. Costello launched. On sale NOW! Release date: October 15.

Big congratulations to Karen and Martina! Their stories (TEA IS FOR TROUBLE, by Karen Sue Walker, and PUMPKINS & PREMONITIONS, by Martina Dalton) will be published in the 20 Books anthology, ONCE UPON A HALLOWEEN: A Wicked and Wild Cozy Anthology. On sale NOW! Release date: October 18.

Congratulations, Anne! You typed “The End” on your first piece of fiction.

Sherry C. is in the query trenches with her cozy mystery TIME’S UP FOR FATHER TIME. (Pen Name: Abigail Leigh Reed).

Author readings are scheduled at the Saturday meetings.

Official Saturday topic discussions have been put on hold until we can meet again in person, but that doesn’t prohibit the spur-of-the-moment discussions.

Events Announcements:

  • Cozy CRIT-ters Writing Sprints: every Friday at 5:00 p.m. PT, via Zoom. Contact Sherry or Karen for a Zoom link.
  • Plotting Parties! Join in the fun and brainstorming sessions on the 2nd Tuesdays of each month at 4:00 p.m. PT. Contact Karen W. for the Zoom link.
  • SCWA Happy Hour: every Friday at 4:30 p.m. PT, via Zoom. Visit the SCWA website for more information.

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